Oil Industry Veteran R.D. “Dan” Nelson Joins Nuverra Board Of Directors

Nuverra Environmental Solutions (NYSE:NES), a leading provider of full-cycle environmental solutions to energy and industrial end-markets, welcomes oil industry veteran R.D. “Dan” Nelson to the Company’s Board of Directors. The appointment was previously announced as part of the Company’s fiscal 2013 third-quarter report.

“Dan brings tremendous experience that reflects the full spectrum of the petroleum industry, including production and refining, liquefied natural gas development, project management, and supply and trading,” said Chief Executive Officer Mark D. Johnsrud. “We are extremely fortunate to welcome him to Nuverra and look forward to the added vision and guidance he will bring to the Board.”

During his 32-year career with ExxonMobil, Mr. Nelson most recently served as a Vice President and officer of the corporation as the senior executive in Washington, D.C., leading the company’s government relations operations.

He also held a variety of other senior positions with ExxonMobil and Mobil in the United States, the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia. These positions included Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ExxonMobil Saudi Arabia, leading the LNG venture development function, management of Mobil’s shareholding in the Arabian American Oil Company; manager of Mobil’s Middle East Department, and head of planning and analysis for the supply and trading organization in Mobil’s global headquarters. Mr. Nelson served on the boards of several major petrochemical and refining joint ventures in which ExxonMobil had major ownership stakes, including the largest petrochemical plant in the world.

Mr. Nelson also is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Washington, D.C.-based Energy Policy Research Foundation, Inc. (EPRINC), a not-for-profit organization that studies energy economics and policy issues with special emphasis on oil, natural gas, and petroleum product markets. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Mascoma Corp., a bioconversion company working to develop the efficient production of fuels and chemicals from biomass sources. He is a past director of the American Petroleum Institute.

In addition, Mr. Nelson has served as a director of several nonprofit organizations, including Mentor Foundation USA, Arena Stage, Meridian International Center, American Near East Refugee Aid, N Street Village, the Middle East Policy Council and the Middle East Institute.

About Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc.

Nuverra Environmental Solutions is among the largest companies in the United States dedicated to providing comprehensive and full-cycle environmental solutions to customers in energy and industrial end-markets. Nuverra focuses on the delivery, collection, treatment, recycling, and disposal of restricted solids, water, wastewater, used motor oil, spent antifreeze, waste fluids and hydrocarbons. The Company continues to expand its suite of environmentally compliant and sustainable solutions to a collection of customers that demand stricter environmental compliance and accountability from their service providers.

Interested parties can access additional information about Nuverra on the Company's web site at http://www.nuverra.com, and in documents filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, on the SEC's web site at http://www.sec.gov.

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